Our Counseling master's program prepares graduates to successfully serve mental health centers, schools, recovery centers and universities in the region and beyond.
What You'll Study
Our counseling graduate program seeks to meet the Addiction Counseling, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, School Counseling, Student Affairs & College Counseling needs of northeastern Ohio, western Pennsylvania and other areas of the state/country.
Our program is exemplified by the quality and diversity of classroom instruction, field experiences, program options, students, faculty and the outstanding reputation of graduates in the community. We have a strong connection with alumni, program supervisors, agencies and schools, and community leaders who support the profession of counseling in the Youngstown area.
Master’s students will find a unique educational experience that prepares them for employment and/or advanced study in Counseling.
You can earn your Master of Science in Education degree in Counseling through one of the four following specialization areas:
Internships and Jobs
OUR STUDENTS HAVE INTERNED AT:
- Belmont Pines
- Youngstown City Schools
- Mercy County's Community Counseling
- Neil Kennedy Recovery Center
- Western Reserve/Austintown Local Schools
OUR GRADUATES WORK FOR:
- Mahoning County Juvenile Court
- School and Family Solutions
- Juvenile Justice Center
- Compass Family Center
One More Thing
The YSU Counseling program has surpassed my educational expectations. Although the program's accredited curriculum has been rigorous and challenging for me at times, I now hold a stronger value of my academic experiences, as I feel I have significantly developed as a person and future counseling professional.”